On October 2nd, 2018, we were at the Smartcon Istanbul Summit, where topics such as artificial intelligence, advanced analytical methods, IoT, Industry 4.0 and big data were discussed.
Ebru Özdemir, Chairperson of the Limak Foundation; Ebru Dorman, Chairperson of the StartersHub; Hanife Gümüş, Turkcell Regional Network Technologies and Operations Manager and one of the mentors of the “Engineer Girls of Turkey (EGT)” project; and three students from EGT participated as a speaker on the panel entitled "Leaders Changing the World", moderated by journalist Elif Ergu.
At the Smartcon Summit, where global trends and business models were addressed according to the different sectors in Turkey, EGT students had the chance to contact with many professional people from the business world.
Engineer Girls of Turkey (EGT) project; established in order to strengthen women in business life, and Ebru Özdemir, Chairperson of the Board of Limak Foundation won five awards in Stevie and IPRA Awards Ceremony which were held in London and Barcelona.
The Gala Night of the Stevie International Business Awards, that 3.900 applications from 74 countries evaluated, was held for the 15th time this year, in London on October 20th, 2018. Ebru Özdemir, Chairperson of the Board of Limak Foundation, was granted the Golden Stevie Award in the category of “Executive of the Year Civil Society” and Engineer Girls of Turkey (EGT) was granted Silver Stevie Awards in the categories of “The Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year – Europe”, “The Best Communication and Public Relations Campaign of the Year - Public Service” and “The Best Communication and Public Relations Campaign of the Year – Global Issues”.
A Golden Award to “Corporate Responsibility”
Golden World Awards are one of the world's most prestigious public relations awards, given by International Public Relations Association (IPRA) to the public relations practices that are successful globally. This year, Engineer Girls of Turkey project is granted the Golden IPRA Award in the category of “Corporate Responsibility”.